Lockdown is a strategy employed worldwide to limit spread of COVID 19. Social and economic activities were markedly affected in Nigeria and other parts of the world. Social vices were also on the rise during the period. Social unrest may arise if there are no adequate palliative measures to address the worsening hunger amidst the citizenry. Moderation and appropriate control of the strategy are suggested as “total lockdown” is not feasible in Nigeria.

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